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Lisbon: 2-Hour Pastel de Nata Cooking Class

1. Lisbon: 2-Hour Pastel de Nata Cooking Class

Roll your sleeves up and get ready to make your own Pastel de Nata, Portugal's famous egg tarts. Join the chefs in the kitchen for a 2 hour hands-on cooking class.  With origins from the 19th-century, Pastel de Nata was created in monasteries and is probably Portugal's most iconic pastry and has become a national symbol. Loved by all, this pastry is becoming popular worldwide. Learn the secrets of this sugary temptation and take the recipe home with you to amaze all your family and friends. During this cooking class you will have the chance to make your own Pastel de Nata as well as another traditional Portuguese treat. Enjoy tea, coffee, and a light meal to share after cooking.

Lisbon: Traditional Portuguese Cooking Class

2. Lisbon: Traditional Portuguese Cooking Class

Learn about the delicious Portuguese gastronomy and culture the proper way. Get in the cooking mood with some drinks and finger food while you learn about each dish, from spices to culinary approach. Cook yourself a traditional 3-course meal with the instruction of friendly and helpful chefs. Arrive to a cozy and inviting kitchen and start the night off right with appetizers and Portuguese wines and beer. Enrich your knowledge of cultural cooking, learning about each of the seasonal dishes and traditional techniques. Apply your new knowledge of Portuguese gastronomy by cooking each dish in a fun, step-by-step, and traditional Portuguese environment. Feel assured and welcomed by empathetic instructors, no matter your experience level.

Lisbon: Pastel de Nata Workshop at a Real Bakery

3. Lisbon: Pastel de Nata Workshop at a Real Bakery

Start the class with an introduction to the history of Pastel de Nata (custard tarts) as well as the family-run bakery where the workshop takes place. Try a variety of pastries that the bakery is renowned for.  Afterwards, head to the kitchen to begin the class. Learn how to create the delicate pastry from your expert instructor. Make the custard from scratch and bake your creations inside a professional oven. Enjoy a collaborative team activity, rather than individual cooking stations. Create at least 3 tarts by hand, forming the dough and filling the custard inside the pastry. After the tarts are ready, enjoy the fruit of your labor with coffee, tea, or sour cherry liqueur.

Lisbon: Portuguese Cooking Class for Beginners

4. Lisbon: Portuguese Cooking Class for Beginners

If there´s one thing Portugal is good at, that is making food. Cooking is an important part of our culture, history and everyday life. Around the table friends, family, and strangers gather to sharing some of the most diverse food that Portugal has to offer. Step into the beautiful kitchen and cook your own authentic Portuguese meal during this 3-hour Portuguese cooking class. Get to know the story behind the recipes and ingredients passed down through generations. Come discover the secrets of Portuguese culinary tradition! During your 3-hour cooking class, your instructor will teach you to prepare 3 different dishes. After you have prepared your own dishes you will be able to enjoy a delicious meal. Enjoy your Portuguese dishes as well as some wine, tea, and coffee. After your cooking class, you will be provided with the recipes so you can prepare the dishes for your friends. 

Lisbon: Portuguese Petiscos Cooking Class

5. Lisbon: Portuguese Petiscos Cooking Class

Learn about the delicious Portuguese gastronomy and culture. Get in the cooking mood with some drinks and finger food while you learn about each petisco dish. Cook yourself a traditional feast of up to 5 petiscos' meals with the instruction of friendly and helpful chefs and instructors. Arrive at a cozy and inviting kitchen and start your session with some appetizers and Portuguese wines and beer. Get to know the secrets and tips behind your favorite petiscos dishes. Apply your new knowledge of Portuguese gastronomy by cooking each dish step-by-step. Feel assured and welcomed by empathetic instructors, no matter your experience level.

Lisbon: Traditional Pastel de Nata (Egg Tart) Cooking Class

6. Lisbon: Traditional Pastel de Nata (Egg Tart) Cooking Class

Take home cooking skills that will last for a lifetime with a cooking course in Lisbon. Uncover the secret to making pastel de nata (egg custard tart) from scratch. Taste your freshly made pastry with a glass of juice. Hear about the facinating history behind this 18th century pastry while you learn to prepare the dough by hand. Get step by step instructions that are easy to follow, so you can impress your friends with the new skills and recipes that you take home. Once your pastry is finished, try your creation along with an array of other Portuguese pastries. Chat with your host about local culture as you sip on hot coffee or juice.

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What people are saying about Lisbon

Overall rating

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based on 5 reviews

Mafalda and Nadia were absolutely amazing. The cooking class was so fun, my friends and I had a fabulous time getting to know the instructor as well as making delicious desserts. Very friendly and accommodating. Would recommend to a friend for sure!

EXCELLENT! first and highlight activity of my trip! Instructor was SUPER friendly and attentive! Kitchen was very decent and clean! Had so much fun making pastel de nata + the cod fritters. Highly recommended!

It was fun, very interesting, we learned something new. In the end it tasted great too. Thanks to Pedro, well done and well explained.

Great cooking class :) we learned a lot and had so much fun!

Really enjoyed evening class and learned a few tricks.